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Louisville Man Enters Guilty Plea In 2016 Murder Of Girlfriend

Posted at 5:08 AM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-06 05:08:49-05

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A Louisville man has entered a guilty plea to murdering his girlfriend and then living with her dead body for days.

Jonathan Herndon has received a 28-year sentence for the 2016 murder of Constance Thomas.

Police say Herndon hit Thomas in the head, then covered her with a garbage bag, and hid the body under a mound of clothes in his apartment in the West Buechel area of Louisville.

We’re told that by the time police found Thomas, she had been dead for several days.